Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 842 872 1051
Rank change year-on-year +30 +179 +126
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 266 327 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 233 303 133
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,250 £49,000
90th Percentile £112,000 £102,500 £84,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 144,483 167,419 170,789
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,528 135,986 142,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 254 £72,500 +11.54% 45
London +13 186 £80,000 +14.29% 35
UK excluding London +30 75 £60,000 +14.29% 10
South East +48 48 £62,500 +13.64% 4
North of England +34 11 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East of England +14 8 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +14 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North West - 4 £55,000 - 1
Scotland -14 3 £77,500 +47.62%
Wales - 3 £47,500 -
South West +25 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 266 (100.00%) Python
2 106 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (35.71%) Django
4 74 (27.82%) Linux
5 70 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 68 (25.56%) Finance
7 65 (24.44%) Git (software)
8 64 (24.06%) Software Engineering
9 57 (21.43%) Computer Science
10 50 (18.80%) Degree
11 49 (18.42%) Java
12 48 (18.05%) Flask
13 45 (16.92%) MySQL
14 44 (16.54%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (16.54%) NoSQL
14 44 (16.54%) Docker
15 43 (16.17%) Machine Learning
15 43 (16.17%) Scrum
15 43 (16.17%) TDD
16 42 (15.79%) SQL
17 41 (15.41%) React
18 40 (15.04%) Microservices
18 40 (15.04%) Mathematics
19 39 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
19 39 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (13.91%) AngularJS
21 34 (12.78%) REST
21 34 (12.78%) Go
22 33 (12.41%) Front Office
23 32 (12.03%) C++

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (9.77%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.01%) Ethereum
3 6 (2.26%) nginx
4 4 (1.50%) Apache
4 4 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.50%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.75%) Drupal
5 2 (0.75%) Gunicorn
5 2 (0.75%) Tornado
5 2 (0.75%) uWSGI
6 1 (0.38%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Ripple
2 4 (1.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (1.88%) GitHub
2 5 (1.88%) Serverless
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.75%) Route 53
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.01%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.92%) MySQL
2 44 (16.54%) NoSQL
2 44 (16.54%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (11.65%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.65%) Big Data
5 22 (8.27%) CouchDB
6 20 (7.52%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.89%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.89%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.14%) Blockchain
9 10 (3.76%) Redis
10 8 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.13%) InfluxDB
15 2 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
15 2 (0.75%) Riak
15 2 (0.75%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 65 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.63%) Selenium
4 6 (2.26%) JIRA
4 6 (2.26%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.13%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.13%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.13%) Subversion
5 3 (1.13%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.75%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.75%) GitLab
6 2 (0.75%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.38%) git-flow
7 1 (0.38%) Pylint
7 1 (0.38%) TestRail
General
1 68 (25.56%) Finance
2 33 (12.41%) Front Office
3 17 (6.39%) Banking
4 15 (5.64%) Marketing
5 13 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.51%) Electronics
6 12 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.01%) Retail
8 7 (2.63%) Advertising
9 5 (1.88%) Law
10 3 (1.13%) Games
10 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.13%) Legal
10 3 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Military
11 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (35.71%) Django
2 48 (18.05%) Flask
3 41 (15.41%) React
4 37 (13.91%) AngularJS
5 34 (12.78%) REST
6 25 (9.40%) CSS
6 25 (9.40%) HTML
7 23 (8.65%) NumPy
7 23 (8.65%) Pandas
8 21 (7.89%) Web Services
9 19 (7.14%) RESTful
10 16 (6.02%) Celery
11 12 (4.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (4.14%) .NET
12 11 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (3.38%) SOAP
14 8 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (3.01%) Node.js
15 7 (2.63%) SciPy
16 6 (2.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.15%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (9.02%) Fintech
3 22 (8.27%) Algorithms
4 17 (6.39%) Hedge funds
5 14 (5.26%) Equities
6 11 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.76%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (3.38%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.01%) Bitcoin
9 8 (3.01%) Litecoin
10 7 (2.63%) Grid Computing
10 7 (2.63%) Internet of Things
11 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.26%) User Experience
12 5 (1.88%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.50%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.50%) Robotics
14 3 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.82%) Linux
2 24 (9.02%) Unix
3 7 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.13%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (24.06%) Software Engineering
3 57 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 43 (16.17%) Machine Learning
4 43 (16.17%) Scrum
4 43 (16.17%) TDD
5 40 (15.04%) Mathematics
5 40 (15.04%) Microservices
6 39 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (11.65%) DevOps
7 31 (11.65%) Test Automation
8 28 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (8.65%) Statistics
9 23 (8.65%) Web Development
10 20 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (7.14%) Analytics
12 14 (5.26%) BDD
12 14 (5.26%) High-Frequency Trading
12 14 (5.26%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 266 (100.00%) Python
2 70 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.42%) Java
4 42 (15.79%) SQL
5 34 (12.78%) Go
6 32 (12.03%) C++
7 31 (11.65%) C#
8 23 (8.65%) C
9 18 (6.77%) Cython
10 16 (6.02%) PHP
10 16 (6.02%) Scala
11 5 (1.88%) Erlang
11 5 (1.88%) Ruby
12 3 (1.13%) R
13 2 (0.75%) Rust
13 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.75%) VBA
14 1 (0.38%) Delphi
14 1 (0.38%) Java 8
14 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (18.80%) Degree
2 25 (9.40%) Numerate Degree
3 18 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.63%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (16.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.89%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.26%) Ansible
3 5 (1.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (6.02%) Google
2 12 (4.51%) SAP
3 5 (1.88%) Rackspace
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle
5 1 (0.38%) Apple
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.38%) Sybase